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I’ve been reading Technical Analysis magazine for decades, and it seems to me, for that entire time, they’ve had two or three cartoons by a particular chap who – – and I must be blunt here – – seems to possess┬áneither artistic nor comedy skills. I present to you the latest, which I have thoughtfully scanned:


Has anyone in history ever laughed – or even grinned – at these things? And has anyone noticed that not only are the characters drawn always identical, but that when children are required, they are simply drawn as very short adults? I mean, this isn’t important, but after a couple of decades of not laughing, I just had to ask. OK, I’m done.